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Gestational hypertension-diabetes combo signals CVD risk

Women who develop transient hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are at risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially if this is experienced at the same time as gestational diabetes. In a large population-based study, the adjusted hazard ratio for developing cardiovascular disease after gestational hypertensive disorder (GHTD) alone was 1.90 (95% CI, 1.151-2.25) within 5 years …

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Large genome-wide study finds ‘dozens’ of new causative genes, pathways in gout

December 3, 2022 1 thousand trains Source/information Published by: Source: Merriman T. Abstract 1678. Presented at: ACR Convergence 2022; Nov. 11-14, 2022; Philadelphia (hybrid meeting). Disclosures: Merriman reports no relevant financial information. ADD REFERENCES TO EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS Receive an email when new articles are posted Please enter your email address to receive an email when …

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Overweight women may be at greatest risk of long-term COVID-new research

Credit: Rostislav_Sedlacek/Shutterstock While hundreds of thousands of people are still contracting COVID every day around the world, the number of people dying from the infection has dropped dramatically thanks to effective vaccines and treatments. Yet for many, the consequences of COVID continue well beyond the initial infection, in the form of chronic COVID. We wanted …

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A green Mediterranean diet lowers visceral adipose tissue

Visceral adipose tissue is significantly reduced with the green Mediterranean diet (MED), which consists of polyphenols and reduced consumption of red meat, according to a new analysis of the 18-month Dietary Intervention Randomized Controlled Trial Polyphenols Unprocessed (DIRECT-PLUS) study. The new findings suggest that a green Mediterranean diet reduced visceral fat by twice as much …

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Pediatric hepatitis, NASH, ‘alarming’ disparity in mortality

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Firearm deaths in the United States hit their highest levels in decades

A collection of illegal guns is displayed during a gun buyback event, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Individuals received prepaid card payments of $25 up to $250 for firearms — with a bonus iPad for certain handguns or assault rifles — at the no-questions-asked event, which was sponsored by …

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Mucosal IgA combined with the nanobody as a non-invasive, cost-effective prophylactic and therapeutic option against major SARS-CoV-2 variants

In a recent study published in Frontiers in Immunologydeveloped an affordable, non-invasive, inhalable prophylactic therapy consisting of immunoglobulin (Ig) A-conjugated nanoparticles against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant. Study: Mucosal nanobody IgA as an inhalable and cost-effective prophylactic and therapeutic treatment against SARS-CoV-2 and emerging variants. Image credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock Background The incredibly …

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